Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Archie's Paul Kaminski Joins DC Comics

Wed, April 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

He's now an associate editor in the Superman office! More on the Cartoon Art Museum's move! Roz Chast on the origins of her acclaimed memoir! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Adam Zyglis Wins Pulitzer Prize For Editorial Cartooning

Tue, April 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Pulitzer is Baltimore News cartoonist's third national award this month! Will minimum-wage hikes hurt comic shops? Why one paper dropped "Maakies"!

"Naruto" Spinoff To Run In Viz Media's "Shonen Jump"

Tue, April 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Masashi Kishimoto’s "Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring" will debut April 27 in North America, the same day as its release in Japan.

Comics A.M. - Calgary Expo Ejects GamerGate-Affiliated Group

Mon, April 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Honey Badger Radio's booth shut down! The darker side of Archie Comics! Keith Knight pulls anti-vax cartoon after backlash! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Ron Richards Leaves Image Comics

Fri, April 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Richards was hired in 2013 as director of business development. Japanese teacher charged with illegally uploading manga. A look back at Dell Comics. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Little Archie" Cartoonist Dexter Taylor Passes Away

Thu, April 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Taylor's solo run on "Little Archie" lasted nearly two decades. Daniel Way returns to self-publishing. Bastien Vivès talks "Last Man." Plus much more.

Ty Templeton in "Critical but Stable Condition" After Heart Attack

Thu, April 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer and artist Ty Templeton, known for his work on "The Batman Adventures" and his own "Bun Toons," is in a medically induced coma after suffering a heart attack.

Comics A.M. - Artist Stands By Controversial "Gun Culture" Cartoon

Wed, April 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Milt Priggee says his goal was to make readers think critically about gun culture. A look at the North American manga industry. Daniel Clowes talks "Eightball."

Comics A.M. - A Closer Look At "Most Challenged" Comics

Tue, April 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Drama's" Telgemeier and CBLDF's Brownstein talk challenged books! Scribd's digital comics service was its most successful launch to date! Plus more!

Comics A.M. New York Retailer Michael Bradley Passes Away

Mon, April 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Bradley owned Collectors Kingdom in Huntington Station, New York. A look at Farrago Comics. Interviews with Keith Knight and Sydney Padua. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "One Piece" Vol. 77 Sells 1.67M Copies In First Week

Thu, April 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Manga sets new weekly sales record for 2015! Cherry City Comic Con's new owner promises "this is not last year’s show"! Plus, much more!

Comics A.M. - "Inu x Boku SS" Creator Cocoa Fujiwara Has Died

Wed, April 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The 31-year-old manga artist started her career at age 15. Jennifer de Guzman leaves Image Comics! Dallas Middaugh joins Crunchyroll! A look at recolored reprints!

Comics A.M. - The Hugo Awards, And The Politics Of Fandom

Tue, April 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

A look at this year's controversy, "and the politicization of just about everything"! 2000AD's march into the U.S. market! "Borb's" Jason Little talks process! More!

Comics A.M. - Hammer-Wielding Woman Arrested In Store Robbery

Mon, April 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Suspect allegedly set down hammer to pick up comic! IDW reported more than $25 million in revenues last year! Bill Watterson interviews Richard Thompson!

Reflecting On The End Of "Blade Of The Immortal"

Sun, April 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With the conclusion of Hiroaki Samura’s samurai tale, Dark Horse editor Philip Simon discusses how the manga, and the manga market, changed in the past 20 years.

Spike Trotman On The Business Of Comics

Sat, April 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The creator of "Templar, Arizona" talks with ROBOT 6 about her small press Iron Circus Comics, Kickstarter and her upcoming publishing plans.

Comics A.M. - Malaysia's Zunar Charged With 9 Counts of Sedition

Fri, April 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Defiant cartoonist could face 43 years in prison! Craig Yoe on long-lost "Milt Gross’ New York"! 14 environmentally themed comics to consider for Earth Day!

Comics A.M. - "MAD" Veteran Tom Koch Passes Away

Thu, April 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The writer worked more than magazine for nearly four decades. Cartoonist Jim Whiting dies at age 87. "Naruto" tops March bookstore sales! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Mile High To Hold Auction For Family Of Teen Driver

Wed, April 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Store to help with burial costs of teen killed when car crashed into building. Tokyo man charged with pirating manga! Interviews with Ted Adams and Gail Simone!

Comics A.M. - Parent To Appeal School District's "Palomar" Ruling

Tue, March 31st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New Mexico parent insists Gilbert Hernandez book doesn't belong in high school library! Manga that borrow from U.S. and European culture! Plus more!

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